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Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Description
Balance scale has rectangular brass face with the following markings 'KETCHUM'S IMPROVED SPRING BALANCE' 'OTTAWA,ONT' 'COW TESTING ONLY' 'NOT LEGAL FOR USE IN TRADE'. The scale is numbered from 0-40. There is a metal ring at the top and a hook on the bottom. The back is made from metal.
Other Names
STILLARD SCALE
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
Balance scale has rectangular brass face with the following markings 'KETCHUM'S IMPROVED SPRING BALANCE' 'OTTAWA,ONT' 'COW TESTING ONLY' 'NOT LEGAL FOR USE IN TRADE'. The scale is numbered from 0-40. There is a metal ring at the top and a hook on the bottom. The back is made from metal.
History Of Use
Balance scale came from the Chess Tolman farm.
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Width
6.5
Length
26.5
Depth
4.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1978.0140.0012
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Description
A=Pipe wrench is 26.5cm in length with 6.5cm adjustable jaws. The handle is missing a piece on either side. On head there is vague markings. 'MADE IN CANADA' 'WARRANTED' the rest is not legible. Jaws are seized. B=Pipe wrench is 31.5cm in length with solid pipe shape handle. Adjustable jaws (7.…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
A=Pipe wrench is 26.5cm in length with 6.5cm adjustable jaws. The handle is missing a piece on either side. On head there is vague markings. 'MADE IN CANADA' 'WARRANTED' the rest is not legible. Jaws are seized. B=Pipe wrench is 31.5cm in length with solid pipe shape handle. Adjustable jaws (7.5cm) are seized.
History Of Use
Standard pipe wrenches for multi use.
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions are included in Object Description
Accession No.
1979.0115.0030 a-b
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
A Black metal plane with adjustable shoe consisting of a flexible piece of metal on the bottom with upright hinges at both ends. These hinges connect to flat metal levers which adjust the flexibility of the shoe. The round knob called a horn is attached to these, and controls the leverage & adjust…
Manufacturer
Stanley Tools
Other Names
PLANE,ADJUSTABLE CIRCULAR
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
WOODWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
A Black metal plane with adjustable shoe consisting of a flexible piece of metal on the bottom with upright hinges at both ends. These hinges connect to flat metal levers which adjust the flexibility of the shoe. The round knob called a horn is attached to these, and controls the leverage & adjustments. Across from this is an angled plate that supports the wedge and bit. The handle is attached at the top and a screw below that adjusts the depth of the cut. The bit has 2 plates, secured by a skew that can adjust the depth of the bevelled cutting edge. The wedge has a door lock/release handle to secure it in place. This mounts on the outside of the bit. The whole thing weighs approx. 3 - 4 pounds.
History Of Use
Ernest Hann 1889 - 1982. Mr. Hann arrived in 1913 as a carpenter and soon had his own contracting business. For more info see Historical Research file: Hann,Ernest/Addie. This is just one of the many types of adjustable circular planes. Its steel face can be easily shaped to any required art, either concave or convex. It is adjustable by turning the knob on the front of the plane.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Height
15
Width
6
Length
26
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.0032.0005 a-c
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST; WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
Black metal scraper with wooden handles mounted on a wooden base. The handles are made from Rosewood and double gripped. These are secured to the base with 2 screws. The blades are adjustable endwise or for angles with 2 different types of screw adjustments.
Manufacturer
Stanley Tools
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
WOODWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
Black metal scraper with wooden handles mounted on a wooden base. The handles are made from Rosewood and double gripped. These are secured to the base with 2 screws. The blades are adjustable endwise or for angles with 2 different types of screw adjustments.
History Of Use
Ernest Hann 1889-1982. He was a carpenter by trade and soon had his own contracting business. He was instrumental in the building of Smithers. For more info see Historical Research file: Hann,Ernest/Addie. This is a Stanley Cabinet Scraper used for the final smoothing before sandpapering. It removes the slight ridges left by the plane. It is also used to smooth surfaces that are difficult to plane because of curly or irregular grain.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST; WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
8
Width
28
Length
16
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.0032.0006
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
Small handsaw with wooden sheath; turned handle, silver blade. Brass reinforcement along the top.
Manufacturer
Spear & Jackson
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
WOODWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
Small handsaw with wooden sheath; turned handle, silver blade. Brass reinforcement along the top.
Narrative
*Spear & Jackson were known to manufacture both in England & Canada.*
History Of Use
Ernest Hann 1889-1982. For more history, see Historical Research file: Hann,Ernest/Addie. Smaller buck saw than #0983.0032.0011. It has a very thin blade and fine teeth which are designed for dove cutting, tenoning and other types of precision work. It has a wooden sheath to protect the sharp small teeth. It was also good for modeling projects. It was manufactured both in England and Canada.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
3.5
Width
7.5
Length
29.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.0032.0013 a-b
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; PLASTIC; METAL\ALLOY-COPPER;
Description
A wooden base and casing with two bells on the top and a hand-crank at one side. The two round, black bells have brass ringer between them. There are brass fittings at the center top front, and around the crank. The metal crank has a black handle. On the front is a gold label reading 'NORTHERN …
Manufacturer
Northern Electric Company Limited
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
SOUND COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
A wooden base and casing with two bells on the top and a hand-crank at one side. The two round, black bells have brass ringer between them. There are brass fittings at the center top front, and around the crank. The metal crank has a black handle. On the front is a gold label reading 'NORTHERN ELECTRIC COMPANY LIMITED' and 'MADE IN CANADA', with the logo between them. This item is wired to the telephone (1985.26.2) and the switch (1985.26.3 a&b), in the Railroad Agent's Office.
History Of Use
Used by Harry Kruisselbrink when working in the railway office. The device was used to hook up to a telephone and used as the bell that would ring long-short-long so he knew it was for him. If it rang short-long-short it was for someone else using the same line.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; PLASTIC; METAL\ALLOY-COPPER;
Height
23.5
Width
11.5
Length
14.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1985.0026.0004
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A small, square wooden base and casing, with two round, black bells at the front, attached with a screw at the center of each. The front of the casing has a screw near each corner and there is a small ringer set between the bells. Below the bells is a decal reading 'NORTHERN ELECTRIC COMPANY LIMI…
Manufacturer
Northern Electric Company Limited
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
SOUND COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
A small, square wooden base and casing, with two round, black bells at the front, attached with a screw at the center of each. The front of the casing has a screw near each corner and there is a small ringer set between the bells. Below the bells is a decal reading 'NORTHERN ELECTRIC COMPANY LIMITED' and 'MADE IN CANADA', with 'WEST' 'SEC' and 'FON' printed over it in white lettering. 'WEST SEC FON' stands for West Section Phone.
History Of Use
The bell was used to let whomever know that there was a call. It had a different ring for different locations. (e.g. long-short-long).
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
17
Width
12.5
Length
13
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1985.0026.0006
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
(A) Lug wrench is 35cm in length with an elbow 10.5cm with a socket like end that fits 3cm bolt/nut. C.N.R. cast marks on either side of handle. (B) Monkey wrench measures 30cm, the handle has snapped off some so originally it was longer. The handle may have had an additional section of differen…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
(A) Lug wrench is 35cm in length with an elbow 10.5cm with a socket like end that fits 3cm bolt/nut. C.N.R. cast marks on either side of handle. (B) Monkey wrench measures 30cm, the handle has snapped off some so originally it was longer. The handle may have had an additional section of different material. The jaws of the wrench are 8cm in length and 2.5cm thick with a threaded bolt for adjusting. The head of the wrench has the following marking 'CNR', it is very faint. On the handle of the wrench are the cast markings 'McKINNON - 15 IN.'. On the opposite side of the handle are the cast markings 'MADE IN CANADA'.
History Of Use
(A) Lug wrench and (B) Monkey wrench for use on C.N.R.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.0053.0011 a-b
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
RUBBER; WOOD-UNKNOWN; PLASTIC; PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
One T. Eaton Co. rubber stamp. Made by the Canadian Rubber Stamp Ltd., Winnipeg. Stamp says 'T. Eaton Co., WINNIPEG'.
Manufacturer
Canadian Rubber Stamp Ltd
Manufacturer Notes
CANADIAN RUBBER STAMP LTD
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
One T. Eaton Co. rubber stamp. Made by the Canadian Rubber Stamp Ltd., Winnipeg. Stamp says 'T. Eaton Co., WINNIPEG'.
Material
RUBBER; WOOD-UNKNOWN; PLASTIC; PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Height
8
Width
2
Length
4.4
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.0019.0011
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Description
This all wooden brown filing cabinet has a sliding drawer with brass handle, card plate and small round tag on the front. Inside drawer has a small metal doweling running lengthwise. A 14cm by 7.5cm tattered white sticker exists on the back. It states 'CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS' and beside it 'F…
Manufacturer
KEEWATIN LUMBER CO. LIMITED
Manufacturer Notes
KEEWATIN LUMER CO. LTD. WINNIPEG
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
FURNITURE
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
This all wooden brown filing cabinet has a sliding drawer with brass handle, card plate and small round tag on the front. Inside drawer has a small metal doweling running lengthwise. A 14cm by 7.5cm tattered white sticker exists on the back. It states 'CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS' and beside it 'FROM: CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS' 'STATIONERY STORES' 'VANCOUVER' 'NEW FORM 4433'. On the bottom of the filing cabinet in ink letters the following is written: 'MANUFACTURED BY THE KEEWATIN LUMBER CO. LIMITED' 'WINNIPEG'.
History Of Use
This all wooden filing cabinet constructed out of small boards was used on the C.N.R. for documents and files.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Width
37.5
Length
61
Depth
32
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0104.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Description
This all wooden brown filing cabinet has a sliding drawer with brass handle, card plate and small round tag on the front. Inside drawer has a small metal doweling running lengthwise. A 14cm by 7.5cm tattered white sticker exists on the back. It states: 'CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS' and beside it …
Manufacturer
KEEWATIN LUMBER CO. LIMITED
Manufacturer Notes
KEEWATIN LUMBER CO. LTD. WINNIPEG
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
FURNITURE
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
This all wooden brown filing cabinet has a sliding drawer with brass handle, card plate and small round tag on the front. Inside drawer has a small metal doweling running lengthwise. A 14cm by 7.5cm tattered white sticker exists on the back. It states: 'CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS' and beside it 'FROM: CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS' 'STATIONERY STORES' 'VANCOUVER' 'NEW FORM 4433'. On the bottom of filing cabinet in black ink letters the following is written: MANUFACTURED BY THE KEEWATIN LUMBER CO. LIMITED' 'WINNIPEG'.
History Of Use
This all wooden filing cabinet constructed out of small boards was used on the C.N.R. for documents and files.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Width
37.5
Length
61
Depth
32
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0105.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-COPPER;
Description
A-Washing machine has a large, round, copper basin washtub fitted and supported by a three-legged black, steel, brace frame with castors on the bottom and a light, grey colored tin lid. Underneath basin is a gear and pulley mechanism that is connected to a vertical agitator inside tub. Paddles fro…
Manufacturer
EASY WASHING MACHINE CO.LIMITED
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MAINTENANCE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
A-Washing machine has a large, round, copper basin washtub fitted and supported by a three-legged black, steel, brace frame with castors on the bottom and a light, grey colored tin lid. Underneath basin is a gear and pulley mechanism that is connected to a vertical agitator inside tub. Paddles from the agitator are missing. The inside of tub is lined with shiny, stainless steel. The legs are braced by three 17.5cm black metal sections. There are two round brackets located on one side of the washing machine, the brackets are aligned and appear to have accomodated a round object such as hose or pipe. The sides of washing machine basin are made of copper and there is a small black and gold metal plate measuring 15.5cm by 3.5cm on the side near top. Plate states "EASIETTE 3 VACUUM ELECTRIC WASHER" "H.E.P.C. APP. NO. 443" "SERIAL NO.E16455" "PATENTED CANADA OCT. 10, 1911 U.S. MAR. 26, 1912" "EASY WASHING MACHINE CO. LIMITED, TORONTO, ONTARIO". The round tin lid on top of machine has a small handle on top and small 3cm by 4.5cm opening near the edge. B - Grey colored, round, tin lid with a 17cm by 2.5cm small metal handle in the middle. There is a small 3cm by 4.5cm square opening on top of lid near the edge. Lid mesures 63cm in diameter and is 5cm thick. C - Long round canvas belt measuring 330cm by 5cm wide. It is made of doubled canvas and has a black rubber strip in the middle extending the full length of belt. Belt is joined together to form loop by metal staples. D - Shorter round canvas belt measuring 160cm long by 5cm wide. It is made of doubled canvas and has a blackrubber strip in the middle extending the full length of the belt. Belt is joined together to form loop by small metal clip and reinforced by leather strip woven three times through belt. E - Shorter round canvas belt measuring 180cm long by 5cm wide. It is made of doubled canvas and has a black rubber strip in the middle extending the full length of the belt. Belt is joined together to form loop by small metal clip.
Narrative
Three belts located inside the washing machine.
History Of Use
Washing machine was originally donated by Mrs. Mary Wood who lived in the Driftwood area. The washing machine was operated by belts and a vacuum electric motor. An accession card was found inside machine however no number recorded or located after extensive researching. The card states the washing machine wasoriginally donated in July of 1978. Three canvas drive belts varying in sizes are located inside the washing machine.
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-COPPER;
Height
89
Diameter
Top: 62 Base: 62
Circumference
195
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Additional dimensions included in description.
Accession No.
1996.0118.0001 a-e
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
CERAMIC; METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN; WOOD - UNKNOWN
Description
Stoneware pantry crock is a large cream colored, open pot with two small wire handles with small wood dowelling in center on each side. In black ink on front of crock in large numbers is '20'. Underneath in smaller black lettering is 'IMPERIAL MEDALTA POTTERIES LTD.-MEDICINE HAT,AB.' Crock is made…
Manufacturer
MEDALTA POTTERIES LTD.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD PROCESSING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
Stoneware pantry crock is a large cream colored, open pot with two small wire handles with small wood dowelling in center on each side. In black ink on front of crock in large numbers is '20'. Underneath in smaller black lettering is 'IMPERIAL MEDALTA POTTERIES LTD.-MEDICINE HAT,AB.' Crock is made of thick and heavy stoneware.
History Of Use
Stoneware pantry crocks were used for pickles, sauerkraut and salt pork. They were made in Canada by Medalta Potteries and are available in sizes ranging from 2 quarts to 20 gallons.
Material
CERAMIC; METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN; WOOD - UNKNOWN
Height
58
Diameter
Top: 49 Base: 49
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0119.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
CERAMIC; METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN; WOOD - UNKNOWN
Description
Stoneware pantry crock is a large cream colored, open pot with two small wire handles with a small wood dowelling in center on each side. In black ink on front of crock in large number is '8'. underneath in smaller black lettering is 'IMPERIAL MEDALTA POTTERIES LTD.-MEDICINE HAT,AB.' Crock is made…
Manufacturer
MEDALTA POTTERIES LTD.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD PROCESSING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
Stoneware pantry crock is a large cream colored, open pot with two small wire handles with a small wood dowelling in center on each side. In black ink on front of crock in large number is '8'. underneath in smaller black lettering is 'IMPERIAL MEDALTA POTTERIES LTD.-MEDICINE HAT,AB.' Crock is made of thick and heavy stoneware.
History Of Use
Stoneware pantry crocks were used for pickles, sauerkraut and salt pork. They were made in Canada by Medalta Potteries and are available in sizes ranging from 2 quarts to 20 gallons.
Material
CERAMIC; METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN; WOOD - UNKNOWN
Height
43
Diameter
Top: 37 Base: 37
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0120.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Hard black and silver plastic body. Has a black carrying strap. It has the red Kodak insignia on the front.
Manufacturer
Eastman Kodak Company
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Start Date
1968
End Date
1971
Description
Hard black and silver plastic body. Has a black carrying strap. It has the red Kodak insignia on the front.
Accession No.
2013.24.46
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Half a package of blue flashbulbs. Box is orange and cardboard. Extensive French and English instructions on the back. A: flashbulb #1 B: flashbulb #2 C: flashbulb #3 D: flashbulb #4 E: flashbulb #5 F: flashbulb #6 G: bulb holder H: box
Manufacturer
Eaton's
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
Half a package of blue flashbulbs. Box is orange and cardboard. Extensive French and English instructions on the back. A: flashbulb #1 B: flashbulb #2 C: flashbulb #3 D: flashbulb #4 E: flashbulb #5 F: flashbulb #6 G: bulb holder H: box
Number Of Parts
8
Accession No.
2013.24.73 a-h
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Small wooden crate has 'PEERLESS INKS' 'MUCILAGE & PASTE' in black printing on both long sides of crate. On each short piece of rectangular crate in black printing '3DOZ INK 2 OZ.' 'PEERLESS PRODUCTS LTD. VANCOUVER, B.C.'. The crate is missing a 3cm wide piece of wood which has broken off, the mis…
Manufacturer
PEERLESS PRODUCTS LTD.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
Small wooden crate has 'PEERLESS INKS' 'MUCILAGE & PASTE' in black printing on both long sides of crate. On each short piece of rectangular crate in black printing '3DOZ INK 2 OZ.' 'PEERLESS PRODUCTS LTD. VANCOUVER, B.C.'. The crate is missing a 3cm wide piece of wood which has broken off, the missing piece extends the length of the crate. The sides of crate are loose and separating from short ends of crate. The bottom is cracked extending the full length.
History Of Use
Small wood crate originally contained a shipment of PEERLESS INKS which was distributed and produced in Vancouver, B.C., 3 dozen of 2 ounce black and blue ink.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
38
Length
13
Depth
13
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0123.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
Small black lamp with a circular base and three braces that go up to the base of the fuel cyliinder. The light section of the lamp fits over the burner. An opening handle is on one side with the light lens on the opposite side. The clear lens opens for cleaning. There is also a black-out cover.
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Manufacturer
E.M. CO. LTD
Manufacturer Notes
Manufactured in Montmagny Canada
Subject Access
war
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
LIGHTING DEVICE
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
Small black lamp with a circular base and three braces that go up to the base of the fuel cyliinder. The light section of the lamp fits over the burner. An opening handle is on one side with the light lens on the opposite side. The clear lens opens for cleaning. There is also a black-out cover.
History Of Use
Previous record stated that this was a trench light used in World War One but there is not enough evidence to support this claim without further research.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Inscriptions
E.M. CO LTD. MONTMAGNY CAN 6-12
Height
20.8
Diameter
11
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Diameter is for the base
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1971.94.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
a) A green rectangular camera two viewfinders on the front. Has a switch that turns counter clockwise. Written beside it is 'No. 116 Use 'KODAK' FILM', with two arrows beside the lettering. The camera has a leather strap connected on top for carrying. On the strap it reads 'BROWNIE'. A metal cl…
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Manufacturer
Canadian Kodak Co, Toronto
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
a) A green rectangular camera two viewfinders on the front. Has a switch that turns counter clockwise. Written beside it is 'No. 116 Use 'KODAK' FILM', with two arrows beside the lettering. The camera has a leather strap connected on top for carrying. On the strap it reads 'BROWNIE'. A metal clasp releases the back flap. On the inside of the flap reads "No. 2a Brownie Model C" with the patent numbers listed. b) A black rectangular case for the camera with a black fabric strap. The lid of the case is attached to the front with a metal clasp. The back of the lid has come unattached from the rest of thecase.
History Of Use
No. 2A Brownie Camera Model Co. Made by Canadian Kodak Co. Limited Toronto Canada. The first brownie was marketed in 1900. It was priced at $1 and used film which sold for 15 cents a roll. For the first time, the hobby of photography was within the financial reach of almost everyone.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
a) 12.7 b) 14.4
Width
a) 8.2 b) 10.3
Length
a) 15 b) 16
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1980.168.16 a-b
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; PLASTIC; PAPER-CARDBOARD; RUBBER;
Description
One rubber stamp for Simpson Sears Ltd., Vancouver, B.C. made by Western Stamp Works.
Manufacturer
Western Stamp Works, Vancouver
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
One rubber stamp for Simpson Sears Ltd., Vancouver, B.C. made by Western Stamp Works.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; PLASTIC; PAPER-CARDBOARD; RUBBER;
Height
8
Width
2
Length
5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.19.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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